Kearney Reviews

Updated Feb 26, 2021

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Kearney Managing Partner and Chairman Alex Liu
Alex Liu
189 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, some office politics to contend with(in 170 reviews)

  • "Working hours sometimes quite long(in 85 reviews)

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  1. "Great firm with strong opportunities; regular challenges of consulting"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Smartest and hardest working people I've worked with! - Very collaborative and down to earth co-workers - Opportunities and freedom to experiment and try out different things within the firm - I've felt like my projects have been impactful and our work really did make a significant difference for our clients

    Cons

    - Not much particular to Kearney; there are the regular challenges that exist at any top management consulting firm. Namely, the demanding hours

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  2. "Great company, culture and people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture, challenging work, development opportunities, talented colleagues

    Cons

    Difficult to manage work/life balance


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Compensation, benefits. Great collaborative culture. Supportive leaders. Flexibility. Interesting work and the ability to drive the direction of your career.

    Cons

    Travel and long hours can be difficult to manage - but that is expected in the industry.

  4. "Hello"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Manager in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Kearney full-time

    Pros

    Amazing benefits and overall good working experience.

    Cons

    could improve on management and salary.

  5. "Great place to start career"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Kearney full-time

    Pros

    - invested in my success and career development

    Cons

    - long hours - sometimes is a demanding environment

  6. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great employees and team to work with

    Cons

    - Lots of travel - Tough expectations

  7. "Amazing office culture & firm changing for the better"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    New leadership driving a more competitive market presence Toronto office has one of the best cultures of all North America

    Cons

    Can be difficult to avoid procurement projects of some flavor

  8. "Great culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Smaller firm makes it easier to build a solid network from Partners to Juniors Toronto office has one of the best cultures across all offices in North America

    Cons

    WLB - par for the course for consulting

  9. "Great firm, great people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kearney full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Super smart, motivated colleagues. Great pay. Great clients.

    Cons

    Limited strategy work. Terrible work life balance.

  10. "Great firm, great leadership"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - People are incredibly invested in the consultants' success. - Interesting work all around - Great professional development opportunities - e.g. flexible leave of absence policy

    Cons

    - Can get busy with travel and long hours. It's not a lifestyle everybody may want to live.

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